Looking for a glass slide with tapered sides

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  1. Robert Parker

    Robert Parker Senior Member

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    This is probably the wrong forum, but I'm not sure where to post this question. I'm looking for a glass slide with a tapered OUTSIDE. Not inside, and not flared with a curved or radiused outside. All the slides i find are either straight like a pipe or flared with a curve.

    I broke my best slide the other night at rehearsal. It was made from wine bottle neck with straight tapered sides. It took about 6-8 failed attempts to make one that I liked and I really don't want to go through that again. It's just annoying.

    I'm also open to brass or ceramic suggestions that have the same kind of taper.
     
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    Duane_the_tub Senior Member

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    This may sound odd, but I've had great luck finding slides on Etsy. Lots of glass artists on there, and people use them for other purposes as well apparently. I even found two vintage Coricidin bottles on there, for three bucks apiece, sold as "jars for beads or other small craft supplies."
     
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    Great idea. Don't know why that didn't occur to me.
     
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    tzd Senior Member

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    What do you mean by tapered but straight? Like this () ?
     
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    I think the Eric Sardinas by Dunlop is like that.
    However, I recommend the Rock Slide company for an amazing product. I have 3 of their slides and they are great.
     
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